NHS Health Check Medical Testing

The NHS Health Check: What Patients Need To Know

The NHS Health Check

The NHS refer to the NHS Health Check as a “midlife MOT”. While this may not be the most flattering of terms, it isn’t the worse analogy. These UK checks are carried out every five years to help patients keep track of their vascular and circulatory health.

They are provided to adults aged 40 to 74. The aim of these check-ups is simple: to provide appropriate medical testing and offer support on the next step for prevention and cure. Patients with existing vascular conditions will not be called in for these test as they should be working with specialists. The idea of a medical MOT can be daunting to those that are worried about family medical history or

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